Korg EMX-1 not working properly

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Korg EMX-1 not working properly

Post by salehbassmusic » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:24 pm

Hi everyone,

I just purchased a Korg EMX-1. Everything seems fine about it, not a scratch or a ding. When I started to learn how to use it, I noticed that the drum parts trigger the synth parts no matter what setting I am using. I can get the synth parts to trigger on their own by using the keyboard setting, but I can't seem to get the drums to play without triggering the synths!

Is this supposed to happen? It's really frustrating me and every tutorial video I see for the drum machine built in the EMX does not have the synth triggering when the drums are played.

Please help me.

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Re: Korg EMX-1 not working properly

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:46 am

Do a factory reset...p.89 in the manual.

Then check the MIDI channel assignments for each part...p.79 in the manual.
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Re: Korg EMX-1 not working properly

Post by groy » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:21 pm

What do you mean by trigger? pressing the step key of a drum part sounds a synth part as well as that drum? I wonder if it’s just not acting the way you expect it to.

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